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Between Font and Image: The Role of Typography as Exemplified by Guillaume Apollinaire’s Calligrammes

Where is the border between writing and image and where does the written word end? When does our perceptual apparatus recognize an image as such? This question was asked by the French poet and writer Guillaume Apollinaire (1880-1918) before he turned his attention to the visual representation of his poems he wrote during World War… Continue reading Between Font and Image: The Role of Typography as Exemplified by Guillaume Apollinaire’s Calligrammes